Using a Nexus phone designed by his own company might show a little more brand loyalty, but maybe he just likes other firms' phones.
The audience at the event seemed to share his penchant for Apple. After a straw poll showed that more people in the room had an iPhone than an Android device, Schmidt joked: "So much for the Android monopoly in Europe."
Schmidt praised the S7's camera, but hopefully he didn't get any photography tips from Tim Cook. The Apple boss, who also appeared at the event, was roundly mocked on Twitter earlier this year for sharing (and later deleting) an incredibly blurry picture from the Super Bowl, presumably taken on an iPhone.
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